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After compiling a reed-thin record of achievement for 2013 , the House and Senate began their final week of the year together in Washington on the verge of breakthroughs on a new defense policy bill and budget agreement, deals that could permit lawmakers to boast of modest year-end successes and enjoy their first extended Christmas break since at ... (more)
Fast Food workers walked off their jobs in over 100 cities on Thursday , demanding a living wage.
North Carolina is expected to host one of the nation's toughest U.S. Senate races next year.
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston led the Seminoles to an authoritative 45-7 win over Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game Saturday night, stamping the 'Noles ticket to the national championship game for the first time since 2001.
Students, teachers, and community groups are launching coordinated marches, town hall meetings, and teach-ins Monday in over 60 cities across the United States, demanding an end to the austerity, standardized testing, privatization, and union-busting they say is gutting public schools nationwide.
The Wall Street Journal's Leslie Scism and Timothy W. Martin write that consumers purchasing health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act's new health care marketplaces are "encountering a troubling element of the federal health law."
Georgia and Mississippi have been the last two states refusing to comply with the Defense Department's directive to provide federal same-sex spousal benefits to National Guard servicemembers, but Georgia has now followed in the footsteps of Texas and Louisiana to correct the violation .
South Africa has begun a week of remembrance for Nelson Mandela, who died last week at the age of 95. International leaders, global figures and celebrities will join 95,000 ordinary South Africans for a memorial service at stadium in Soweto, where Mandela made his final major public appearance during the 2010 soccer World Cup.
Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh joins us to discuss his new article casting doubt on the veracity of the Obama administration's claims that only the Assad regime could have carried out the chemical attacks in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta earlier this year.
Rick Warren, the megachurch pastor who delivered the invocation at President Obama's First Inauguration, defended his opposition to same-sex marriage in a discussion with CNN's Piers Morgan Friday evening.
Ahead of the Kansas City Chiefs complete domination of Washington's football team Sunday, a Kansas City restaurant owner used a storefront sign to urge the Chiefs to victory in the most racist of ways.
Adult film performer Rod Daily, left, with girlfriend and fellow porn star Cameron Bay at a September news conference discussing their HIV-positive diagnoses Last Friday, the adult film industry trade association Free Speech Coalition called for a moratorium on filming after an unidentified performer was announced as testing HIV-positive.
The Trans-Pacific Parntership has been negotiated with deep secrecy, with only unofficial leaks like the one on Monday allowing for insights into the progress and contents of the talks.
World Bank economist Branko Milanovic does serious work . His explorations into global income distribution have won him a wide - and appreciative - audience in scholarly and policy-making circles all the world over.
The strike in the Southern Coalfield continues in spite of the separate settlement in the Northern Coalfield.
December 23rd marks the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve. Dissatisfaction with its track record has prompted calls to audit the Fed and end the Fed.
In this season of alleged grace and wonder, Toys 'R Us is going as low as they can possibly go with an ad that celebrates the grace and wonder of aisles of plastic stuff, and teaches that trees, nature, science and learning about any of that are lame.